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VOL XXVIII, NO 227

Belzona® Repairs A Vacuum Pump

 
 

Industry:

Fluid Flow (FLOW)

 
 

Application:

Centrifugal Pumps (CEP)

 
 

Customer Location:

British Columbia, CA

 
 

Application Date:

August 2014

 
 

Application Situation:

This vacuum pump handles mildly acidic filtrate.

 
 

Problem:

The outlet port had corroded to the point a hole had formed; a competitor's patch product had been applied but failed after a short time.

 
 

Products:

Belzona 1311 (Ceramic R-Metal)

Belzona 9341 (Reinforcement Tape)

 

Substrate:

Steel

 
 

Application Method:

The application was carried out in accordance with the Belzona Know-How System Leaflet CEP-6.

 
 

Belzona Facts:

This facility has a long history of successful Belzona repairs.

 
 

Photographs Description

1. Image of the leak

2. The surface preparation requires a number of tools due to the tight space

3. Exposed hole is a bit larger than expected

4. The application complete

 
 
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For more information about Belzona visit: www.belzona.com